At the movies

There are plenty of cinemas in our local area. You can find one closest to you here.

Chauvel Cinema

In a former life, Chauvel was the Paddington Town Hall ballroom and its grand and historic design is a testament to its earlier purpose. Dance has now given way to cinema, with a selection of independent, arthouse and foreign films shown.

Corner Oxford Street and Oatley Road

Cinema Paris

Think of Cinema Paris as the smaller, indie version of its bigger counterpart Hoyts, just a few doors down. Shows arthouse cinema from around the world as well as film festival screenings.

Entertainment Quarter
Moore Park

Dendy Newtown

Eclectic King Street is the home of Newtown’s 4-screen cinema, with buses and trains only minutes away. Shows a mix of mainstream and arthouse cinema.

261-263 King Street

Event Cinemas George Street

The multi-screen movie theatre is in the heart of the City Centre and easy to visit, right next to Town Hall train station. Screens predominantly mainstream and blockbuster features. Features Gold Class theatres if you feel like spoiling yourself a little.

505-525 George Street

Hoyts Broadway

The large multi-screen cinema is located in Broadway Shopping Centre, with good public transport connections. Screens latest releases as well as some re-runs of classics.

Corner Broadway and Bay Street
Broadway Shopping Centre

Hoyts Entertainment Quarter

The Entertainment Quarter screens the latest blockbusters as well as a few cult classics and it is adjacent to shops, bars, restaurants and even a bowling alley. What more could you ask for?

Lang Road
Moore Park


With a size of more than 1,015 square metres, one of the world’s biggest screens can be found in central Sydney’s famous Darling Harbour. Big budget Hollywood favourites and quality documentaries make up the Imax session times.

31 Wheat Road
Darling Harbour

Opera Quays

Located on the promenade leading to the Sydney Opera House, the Dendy Opera Quays is a short walk from Circular Quay's trains, buses and ferries. With a slant towards arthouse and foreign films, it has been the site of several different film festivals.

Shop 9
2 East Circular Quay

Palace Verona

Framed by Darlinghurst’s entertainment precinct on one side and Paddington’s upmarket shopping strip on the other. Expect to find quality mainstream, indie, documentary and foreign flicks.

17 Oxford Street

Last updated: Friday, 7 September 2012